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Fla. cities on guard for any post-Zimmerman unrest

Assistant state attorney Bernie de la Rionda shows a picture of a bloodied George Zimmerman to the jury while presenting the state’s closing arguments against Zimmerman during his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool) by Curt Anderson and Mike SchneiderAssociated Press Writers MIAMI (AP) — Police and city leaders in Florida say they have taken precautionary steps for the possibility of mass protests or even civil unrest if George Zimmerman is acquitted in the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, particularly in African-American neighborhoods where passions run strongest over the case.